Nike Junior Golf Camps, Skippack Golf Club
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Nike Junior Golf Camps
Skippack is set to host junior golf camps outside Philadelphia for another great summer. Join Camp Director and PGA Professional, Darryl Lock, and his staff of dedicated instructors for the ultimate camp experience and get better this summer!
More than 1000 different campers have gone through the program at Skippack with 35% returning for additional camps. In addition to a high percentage of return campers, Skippack’s camps have one of the highest number of campers in the Nike Golf Camp network, while still maintaining a low student to instructor ratio. Darryl and Tim always emphasize that their students should have fun playing this great game while giving them the skills and knowledge to improve their play.
- Three hours of practice with the camp staff covering all facets of the game; putting, chipping/pitching, full-swing
- Daily on-course instruction (full day camps only)
- Camper amenity package including a Nike hat, drawstring bag, one dozen SRIXON balls, camp workbook, and graduation certificate
- A healthy and positive learning environment designed to help every camper get better!
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Camp Director Darryl Lock
Darryl is a member of the Professional Golfers Association and has been teaching the game of golf for over 25 years.View Darryl Lock's Bio ⟩
From 1992 to 2001 he was owner/operator of Kimaquan Golf Club and Kimaquan School of Golf located in northeastern Pennsylvania. In 2002 he became Head Golf Professional and Director of Instruction of the Nike Golf Camp at Skippack Golf Club.
For over twenty years now with the Nike Junior Golf Camps, Darryl has introduced over 2000 junior golfers to the game. Darryl is currently the Head Golf Professional and Director of Instruction of Darryl Lock's Golf Academy at Skippack Golf Club.
Skippack offers both Full Day and Half Day programs each camp session to accommodate junior golfers of all skill levels. Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff so that their own instructional needs can be addressed throughout the week.Show Less See More Camp Details
Full Day Camp
Full Day Camps at Skippack Golf Club run Monday through Friday, 9:00am - 4:00pm. Every morning for three hours, campers practice all aspects of their games - putting, chipping, bunker play and full-swing. Morning instruction is followed by lunch and on-course instruction. The camp has a low camper per instructor ratio to ensure every camper receives attention from the staff. Lunch is provided for full day campers each day.
Half Day Camp
Half Day Camps run Monday thru Friday from 9:00am - Noon and include fifteen hours of total range instruction. For three hours each day, campers sharpen their skills with the Nike golf camp staff, made up of PGA and LPGA professionals. Strong emphasis is placed on the fundamentals—stance, grip, posture, full swing, rules & etiquette, etc. As the week unfolds, campers receive quality short-game instruction and by Friday, each Nike junior golfer will see improvement in his or her golf game!
Skippack also offers limited half-day programs in the afternoon from 1:00-4:00pm running from Tuesday-Friday. These camps include 12 total hours of instruction. Camp tuition is $250.
A detailed camper registration packet containing check in location, health/release forms, emergency contact info, and a list of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers in the Spring.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 9:00am Instruction - practice on skills and fundamentals; grip, stance, posture, pitching, putting, bunker play and full swing
- Noon Lunch (included in camp price, half day campers depart)
- 1:00pm Course play with staff. On-course instruction on club selection, course management, rules and etiquette
- 4:00pm Full day campers depart
- *Camp hours will vary by location
Skippack Golf Club
The beautiful, wooded and hilly terrain of Evansburg State Park provides the perfect setting for this gem of a golf course. A challenging layout and an abundance of natural hazards place a premium on accuracy. Skippack's range and practice facilities offer campers the perfect opportunity to work with the staff to sharpen their fundamentals and hone their game.
Camp ReviewsSubmit a review
"This was Sarah's first full day, all week, golf camp and she loved the competitions and the ability to play 9 holes every afternoon. She also liked the variety of coaches. We love Nike camps and this one (Golf at Skippack) was no exception! Thanks!"
— Pascal H. Parent0
Golf bug is back!
"My son is hooked on golf again. Very happy with that."
— Frank V. Parent0
"I really enjoyed the camp and would recommend it to every one of my friends who golf."
— Matt N. Camper0
"My son had a blast. The camp was a great experience and we'll be looking to sign him up for another camp in the future. Thanks!"
— Mike E. Parent
Always a great time!
"It's a great camp and I look forward to it every year."
— Kyle F. Camper
Had a blast!
"My son had a great time. He will definitely be back next year!"
— Jerry B. Parent
More skills evaluation!
"Would love to see a skills evaluation card for each player as a feedback from coaches on what they improved on or what the child may need to focus on more."
— Punam A. Parent
Keep up the good work!
"My son was very appreciative of the fact that his coaches recognized his interest and his desire to do better each day."
— Carey J. Parent
"This was my son's first time attending camp. I was highly satisfied on all levels! One suggestion would be some type of camper evaluation at the end of the week that provides some perspective on areas of strength and things to work on. Thanks!"
— Jaden M. Parent
Became even more passionate about the game
"My son came home from camp the first day and said that he had so much fun, he wanted to do it again next year. The course is beautiful and the instructors were excellent. They made it fun for the kids and he learned a lot and became even more passionate about the game."
— Liam K. Parent
Camp was terrific
"Camp was terrific! If there was one opportunity to note, it would be for a little more activity in the afternoon. There seemed to be down time while waiting for pick up."
— Jack F. Parent
"My son had a great time at Nike Golf Camp. His game looks great for someone who has just started. I would have liked to have gotten some feed back on both his strengths and weaknesses at the end, but overall great camp."
— Alexander G. Parent
"Nike Golf Camp at Skippack was the perfect experience for my son. The Full Day Camp was the ideal atmosphere for our son, Jake, to hone his skills."
— George L. Father of Junior Day Camper
Be Back Next Year
"At Skippack there was no wasted time during the day. Everything was about golf but they made it fun and enjoyable at the same time. I will be back next year!"
— Adam C. Junior Day Camper
"The small group instruction is the best way to learn. It is fun being with other campers and coaches were able to work with us one-on-one when needed. Awesome camp!"
— Catherine C. Junior Day Camper
"My son thoroughly enjoyed the golf camp at Skippack Golf Club. Every day, he came home with a smile on his face and stories of the fun he had that day. His golf game is also showing some significant improvement. Great camp - will be back next year."
— Aaron K. Parent
"Both of my son's attended the camp. They enjoyed it so much they asked if they could enroll for several sessions next summer. As a mom, I love the fact they provide lunch!"
— Patricia A. Parent
"Both my children had a fantastic time! Instructors were both kind and patient. My kids absolutely loved every aspect of the camp. Next years camp is already in my schedule!"
— Felicia P. Parent
Thank You Coach!
"All the coaches were really nice and made it a lot of fun while learning. Thank you to Garrett , Pat , Tim , CJ and Nikki. I had such a great time, I'm going back in August!"
— Gabriella P. Camper
The Best Camp for My Son
"It was hands-down the best camp my 11 year old son attended. He was always engaged and was so excited about the improvements he saw in his game."
— Hannah H. Parent